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VetArt Pop Up Arts Cafe in Sacramento, CA.

VHVtv enjoyed filming at the VetArt.org Pop Up Cafe featuring 20 amazing Veteran Artists.
The Veterans Art Project, VetArt, is doing California statewide Pop-up Arts Cafe and this is the first one and it was presented at the California State Capital, West Steps on October 12, 2022.
VetArt is sponsored by the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission.
“Art making is the deepest form of personal advocacy. Don’t tell me, show me.” Steve Dilley, Founder and Executive Director of the Veterans Art Project, VetArt.org.

Featuring these Veteran Artists: Ivan Sam, Breona Calvert, Darren Devillez, Tonya Savice, Tony LoBue, Indigo Moor, Travis Orth, Luz Helena Thompson, Colin Hoffman, Reginald Green, Ehren Tool, Maria Ysela Galvan, Omar Columbus, Carolina Hernandez, Rachelle Steele, Veteran Art Institue, Bruce Fennigkoh, Phyllis Thomas, Malika Humphrey and Kiyo Sato.
Filmed with our iPhone 13 Pro’s and co-produced by Sheryl Shaffer and Sandy Dee.
Thank you Steve Dilley, Executive Director of The Veterans Art Project for this incredible opportunity!

VHVtv will be posting 1 Minute Clips from all the Veteran Artists featured in “The Story Tellers of VetArt” starting Nov. 10.

Clip #1 is an interview with Ehren Tool, U.S. Marine Corps Veteran and Potter.
https://youtube.com/clip/UgkxPaiBw2_Gz-IicKgL-QCOExSDMdK8nmRP

Clip #2 is a Spoken Word performance of the poem, “Camouflaged Heart” by U.S. Air Force Veteran Omar Columbus.
https://youtube.com/clip/UgkxddFlJK44jbTwn1K6ON8vxPI7elI7C9f6

Clip #3 is about Tonya Savice, U.S.Air Force Veteran, as she shares her story of healing through her Art.
https://youtube.com/clip/Ugkxf_c-ljefE81TEDtU0a8ywBe3cXXNI4NL

Clip #4 is with Colin Hoffman, Sculptor.
https://youtube.com/clip/UgkxtCNmDwjG_iEhjLSgqUYNW66ZPanXMNaf

Clip #5 is Carolina Hernandez and Veteran Couture, Inc.
https://youtube.com/clip/UgkxaBzulmLmVJTY1NbPMKO3GIhUkxn77vMz

Clip #6 is with Darron Davillez, Master of Ceremonies of the VetArt Pop-Ups.
https://youtube.com/clip/UgkxxxacWQXBsSGWkwDY_qPUOU5IS4nyEPTM

Clip #7 is with Phyllis Thomas, an artist and a U. S. Navy Veteran.
https://youtube.com/clip/UgkxuUZa4jujQ6HOdLrsCaZ2a30y_YeDXZe1

Clip #8 is with Bruce Fennigkoh, U.S. Army Veteran.
https://youtube.com/clip/UgkxqNHLh_0gDk9_nqcrxbLlnp4hdzjD4nCB

Clip #9 is about Fine Arts Photographer, Rachelle Steele, U.S. Navy Veteran.
https://youtube.com/clip/Ugkxu6K1ckBhYN4vk-0nZ1bFVGO2fBf_WEXR

Clip #10 is about Ivan Sam, U.S. Navy Veteran and the First Nations Land Acknowledgement.
https://youtube.com/clip/UgkxT1NVsvYclj403bhN_OafWiT05hbebpIq

Clip #11 is about Reginald Green, Artist/Sculptor.
https://youtube.com/clip/UgkxoXncqgEVnBtGJOE1WCiq4NEIbwzIP9oA

Clip #12 is about Kiyo Sato, U.S. Air Force Nurse Corp Veteran and Author, “Kiyo’s Story.”
https://youtube.com/clip/Ugkx4BG4m1jNu9m8GpfQ-I04Ybiy9FkZs0lT

Clip #13 is with Anthony A. LoBue, Artist and U.S. Army Veteran.
https://youtube.com/clip/UgkxfwjWfCp-b0aUrOUINGrk8OF82qClL1hE

VHVtv Clip #14 is about VetArt and their partnership with the Mental Health Services Oversight & Accountability Commission, the MHSOAC.
Tom Orrick is the Chief of Commission Operation & Grants, MHSOAC and speaks about the impact of art therapy to Veterans overcoming Trauma.
https://youtube.com/clip/UgkxH_E01oj716m0332la3pCVpySOHCTLJ1l

VHVtv Clip #15 features Breona Calvert as she sings the National Anthem at the VetArt PopUp in Sacramento on October 12, 2022.
https://youtube.com/clip/Ugkxfn87G8W3o4Qk7LR_PDTRUUCFjUNn4PBw

VHVtv Clip #16 is about Indigo Moor, U.S.Navy Veteran and the Sacramento Poet Laureate Emeritus.
https://youtube.com/clip/Ugkx7IdkwbWlV48Z-s7fEmhZm_dS-6DXm3Be

VHVtv Clip #17 is about Kathleen McMinn Ellertson, Founder of the Veterans Art Institute.
https://youtube.com/clip/UgkxR3Qwj8OsbCy5XVWHN2yHiwmb9YDLEVbK

VHVtv Clip #18 is with Travis Orth as he sings his original song,”For The Families” and it features the Art of Phyllis Thomas, Tony LoBue and Luz Helena Thompson.
https://youtube.com/clip/UgkxmKZVPHHgVdy4x0B9IAULZsl8Mdi5eIQX

VHVtv Clip #19 is about Malika Humphrey, U.S. Air Force Veteran and Photographer.
https://youtube.com/clip/UgkxucKBjMv0_QTwZMB4pbjcg22yHqFjDbsF

VHVtv Clip #20 is about Jill Brenegan and Art Therapy.
https://youtube.com/clip/UgkxbNPoFqeAu1WGPmuZfYNKMtJgZVSuOdzl

VHVtv Clip #21 is a Spoken Word Performance, “The Starfish Mentality” performed by Tonya Savice, U.S.A.F. Veteran.
https://youtube.com/clip/Ugkx0fFYw_7Ch4A1HTZx1gNJfBABTLpNgD-H

VHVtv Clip #22 is with Darron Devillez a U. S. Navy Veteran as he tells us how he overcame homelessness and became a College Professor through Art Therapy.
https://youtube.com/clip/UgkxMGim1Rlh7KqrBjqCM3OOoJnYkPgYgZNL

VJHVtv Clip #23 is the Drum Circle. at VetArt.
https://youtube.com/clip/UgkxVbBL3KVCPasDmu1QEbdPfUqoJzGI3Bew

Here is a trailer of our documentary about VetArt. Thank You VHVtv Co-Producer Sandy Dee for creating this preview.

We had so much fun at this event and met incredible Veterans who tell us how creating Art has impacted their lives through VetArt.org.

We film Veterans Helping Veterans TV as a Public, Educational and Government (PEG) Access series for the MidPen Media Center studio in Palo Alto, CA.
https://midpenmedia.org

Sheryl Shaffer is a Volunteer Community Producer at the MidPen Media Center and operates under their Producers Agreement and produces a half hour show when it is filmed in the Media Center HD studio.
https://midpenmedia.org/make-media/producer-tips-forms/producer-agreement/
Each Guest is required to sign a Media Center Personal Appearance Release.
https://midpenmedia.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/TalentRelease.pdf

Co Producer Sandy Dee and Sheryl Shaffer filmed content at the Pop Up using IPhone 13 Pro’s and editing on the iMovie.

This was a wonderful experience to film at the VetArt.org Pop Up Cafe in Sacramento, CA and to share the stories of these incredible Veteran Artists!

Thank You to our Sponsors: VetArt.org for the incredible opportunity to document the Artworks at the VetArt PopUp Art Cafe, Sacramento, CA 2022

and for our web site maintenance for Google Analytics v4: AMVETS Post 34 San Francisco (Yoast SEO)
and A Pawsability 4Veterans (MonsterInsights for GAv4.)

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